Market: Mexico

Mexican workers’ fund makes US$400 million CERPI issuance

Greenberg Traurig (Mexico) has helped Mexican workers’ housing institute INFONAVIT issue 7 billion pesos (US$400 million) worth of investment trust certificates, known as CERPIs, through its investment fund FANVIT.

01 December 2023

White & Case appoints local partner in Mexico City office

White & Case (Mexico) has strengthened its commercial litigation practice by promoting one of its practitioners to local partner in a global promotion round.

30 November 2023

Financing Sustainable Development in Brazil and Mexico

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance - Second Edition

Latin America is seeing a wave of sustainable financing. Recently, borrowers and lenders have increased their use of this, and more investors are increasing their offer of such products. This growing market in the region mostly applies internationally recognised standards, but Brazil and Mexico are two examples of countries beginning to prepare their own sets of rules.

30 November 2023

Carbon Markets in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance - Second Edition

With a rich history of involvement in hydrocarbon production and huge natural carbon sinks, Latin America has tremendous potential in the creation of carbon credits. As the second largest source of carbon credits in the world, an expanded supply from Latin America could increase the global competitiveness of credits and encourage further development of carbon markets globally.

30 November 2023

Critical Nature of Social Licence in Mexico’s Extractive Industry

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance - Second Edition

Social licence – the idea that communities that will be affected by a project get a say in said project – is nuanced in Latin America, and is intrinsically tied to social and political developments. It is crucial to analyse how the concept of social licence has developed to properly understand the rise of it in the region.

30 November 2023

Telecoms group MXT expands in Mexico with Ardian investment

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped French investor Ardian acquire a controlling stake in Mexican telecoms group MXT Holdings, at the same time that the target company obtained new financing and snapped up new assets.

29 November 2023

“Brighter future” for infrastructure in Brazil and Mexico despite political turbulence

As major political shifts continue to put Latin American economies to the test, legal frameworks that are resistant to the ideologies of the governing party will be key to keeping infrastructure investments active in the region, said lawyers at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance in New York earlier this month.

28 November 2023

Legal director of AstraZeneca Mexico takes on LatAm

Juan Pablo Malfavon rose to new heights earlier this year when he was made legal director for AstraZeneca Latin America after three years helming the biopharmaceutical company’s legal department for Mexico. Speaking to LACCA, Malfavon explains how he made the leap and why in-house lawyers must embrace AI and strive to develop business acumen.

27 November 2023

Mexico’s Fortaleza cements US$118 million offering

Mexican cement manufacturer Fortaleza Materiales has turned to Robles Miaja Abogados to raise 2 billion pesos (US$118 million) in a bond offering.

27 November 2023

Mayer Brown expands in Brazil and Mexico

Mayer Brown LLP has elevated three lawyers to partner and two to counsel at its associated firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados in Brazil, whilst promoting another practitioner to partner in Mexico.

24 November 2023

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